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Will the new Wi-Fi, air-conditioned buses succeed in easing traffic congestion?

With the launch of the newly-released buses equipped with wi-fi and air conditioning amenities, controversy surfaced social media outlets on...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 3 years ago

Coptic Churches suspend conferences, monastery trips over security concerns

Egypt’s main Coptic Church decided on Thursday to suspend holding any conferences and organizing the church-sponsored trips to monasteries, Coptic Orthodox Church...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 3 years ago

Insulting army, police, president could lead to life imprisonment

Members of the Parliament’s Defense and Security committee on Monday called on the government to speed up the issuance of a...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 3 years ago

Two Police conscripts killed, nine injured in 'IED' explosion, Al-Arish

Two police conscripts were killed and nine others injured on Saturday in an ‘Improvised Explosive Device’ ‘[IED] explosion that targeted...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 3 years ago

The persistence of the death penalty in Egypt: why courts insist on 'an eye for an eye'

Given the rise of death sentences issued by Egyptian courts over the past four years – typically for members of the outlawed...

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Breaking: Two retired army officers, police conscript killed in militant attack near Giza

Two retired army officers and a police conscript were killed on Wednesday morning in a militant attack that targeted their...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 3 years ago

Egypt refuses usage of military power against Qatar: Former Assistant Foreign Minister

In a step towards resolving the current political crisis between Qatar and other Arab countries, Qatari Foreign Affairs Minister Mohamed...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 3 years ago

German military experts to train Egyptian army on IED detonation soon

German military experts will arrive in Egypt in July to run a two-week training period for the Egyptian army personnel...

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Youngsters' video reviewing Eid cookie manufacturers in Egypt stir controversy

Endless controversy surfaced on Egypt’s social media outlets on Monday following the circulation of a video footage that contained reviews...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 3 years ago

Egyptian Air Forces destroy 12 vehicles loaded with weapons on Egypt's western borders

The Egyptian Air Forces managed on Tuesday to curb an attempt from militants to penetrate Egypt’s western borders, destroying twelve vehicles...

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Statue of Marilyn Monroe at Cairo Opera House stirs controversy

A controversy erupted Tuesday on Egypt’s social media outlets following the circulation of photos of a statue of world-renowned late...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 3 years ago

Former President Mubarak considered using Tu-160 to destroy Ethiopian dam

An unverified voice recording attributed to Egypt’s Former President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak has generated great controversy among Egyptian social media...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 3 years ago

Army Air forces kill 12 leading figures from 'Sinai Province' in North Sinai

The Egyptian Air Forces launched on Monday an air strike that targeted a gathering of leading figures from the IS-affiliated...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 3 years ago

Egyptian Dar al-Ifta attacks 'liberal' mosque in Germany

The Dar al-Ifta al-Masriyyah [Egyptian state-run Islamic institution assigned to issue religious edicts] released a statement on Monday in which it...

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr 3 years ago